House of Lords debates

Monday, 15 October 2001

  • Lord Fearn

    Ronald Cyril Fearn, Esquire, OBE, having been created Baron Fearn, of Southport in the County of Merseyside, for life--Was, in his robes, introduced between the Lord Rennard and the Baroness Walmsley.

  • Lord May of Oxford

    Sir Robert McCredie May, Knight, having been created Baron May of Oxford, of Oxford in the County of Oxfordshire, for life--Was, in his robes, introduced between the Lord Flowers and the Lord...

  • Tributes to the late Lord Longford

    7 speeches

    My Lords, I rise today to pay tribute to Lord Longford and Lord Hailsham of Saint Marylebone: two great men, both distinguished Members of this House, and both full of many happy and fulfilling...

  • Tributes to the late Lord Hailsham of Saint Marylebone

    8 speeches

    My Lords, perhaps I may now say a few words about Lord Hailsham of Saint Marylebone. He was born in 1907 and educated at Eton, where an exceptional intellect was quickly recognised. He took a...

  • Hepatitis C

    8 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What further consideration they are giving to the Haemophilia Society's call for a public inquiry into the infection of haemophilia patients with hepatitis C by...

  • Zimbabwe: Restoration of Rule of Law

    10 speeches

    My Lords, at the request of my noble friend Lord Blaker who is indisposed, and on his behalf, I beg leave to ask the Question standing in his name on the Order Paper. The Question was as follows:...

  • Farming and Food

    16 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: Why they have not stated that ensuring the ability of the British farming industry to feed the British public will be their prime objective in considering the...

  • Feltham B Prison for Young Adults

    8 speeches

    asked Her Majesty's Government: What action they have taken following the last report by the outgoing Chief Inspector of Prisons, Sir David Ramsbotham, on the situation at Feltham B prison for...

  • Business

    1 speech

    My Lords, at a convenient moment in the debate on the Office of Communications Bill, my noble friend Lord Rooker will, with the leave of the House, repeat a Statement which is being made in...

  • Examiner of Petitions for Private Bills

    1 speech

    My Lords, I beg to move the Motion standing in my name on the Order Paper. It is a formal Motion but it has a human side to it. We are to lose Dr Philippa Tudor to the Scotland Office. She is to...

  • Land Registration Bill [HL]

    1 speech

    My Lords, I beg to move the Motion standing in my name on the Order Paper. Moved, That the amendments for the Report stage be marshalled and considered in the following order: Clauses 1 to 12,...

  • Office of Communications Bill [HL]

    4 speeches

    My Lords, I beg to move that this Bill be now read a second time. In December of last year the Government published the White Paper A New Future for Communications which set out their vision for...

  • Anti-terrorism Measures

    29 speeches

    My Lords, with the leave of the House, I shall repeat a Statement made by the Home Secretary, David Blunkett, in another place. The Statement is as follows: "With permission, I wish to make a...

  • Action against Financing Terrorism

    12 speeches

    My Lords, with the leave of the House, I shall now repeat a Statement being made by the Chancellor of the Exchequer in the House of Commons. The Statement is as follows: "With permission, Mr...

  • Railtrack

    39 speeches

    With the leave of the House, I shall repeat a Statement made in another place by my honourable friend the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions: "With permission, Mr...

  • Office of Communications Bill [H.L.]

    27 speeches

    Second Reading debate resumed.

What is this?

Debates in the House of Lords are an opportunity for Peers from all parties (and crossbench peers, and Bishops) to scrutinise government legislation and raise important local, national or topical issues.

And sometimes to shout at each other.

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